6 common knowledge of dog first aidsWokeepet
When a dog goes out, things often happen out of control, such as injuries. Therefore, it is necessary to learn some common sense of dog first aid.
- Car accident
For a dog in a car accident, don’t panic first, and gently secure the dog with a rope or leash. Then tie the dog’s mouth with a rope. Check whether the dog’s heartbeat, breathing, etc. are normal, whether there is bleeding, fracture, and remember move the dog carefully.
As soon as the dog gets ashore, expel the water in its lungs as soon as possible. If it is a small dog, one person can raise its hind legs so that the dog’s head is on top, and another helper opens the dog’s mouth and squeezes the chest. For large dogs, carry the dog on the shoulders, put the dog’s abdomen on the shoulders, and the dog’s head down, open the dog’s mouth and squeeze the chest.
If you see your dog swallowing something poisonous, you can fill it with salt water to let the dog spit it out. If the thing swallowed is corrosive, please fill the dog with milk. If your dog has no consciousness already, don’t try any of these methods. Contact the veterinarian directly and take the poisonous materials and packaging with you.
If the bleeding does not stop, press on the wound immediately to prevent it from bleeding again. You can use anything with suction, such as gauze, towel, or clothes, to press the wound for at least five minutes. In addition, Relax the tourniquet every 10 to 15 minutes for about 30 seconds, and then you can press the wound by yourself.
The dog will appear weak, with cold limbs and shortness of breath. At this time, keep warm and quiet, let the dog breathe slower or weaker, close the dog’s mouth, breathe out from the nostrils, and massage its chest cavities, pinch its nose and toes tightly, and send it to the doctor while giving first aid.
- motion sickness
When motion sickness or seasickness occurs, mucous membranes and gums become pale, vomiting and salivating, but don’t be nervous, the dog will get better after a short rest. For this type of dog, before boarding the car or boat, as the owner you should be careful not to feed the dog within 8 hours, or ask your doctor to prescribe medications.